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FOLLOWUP: Highline High School’s new north wall design draws on history

FOLLOWUP: Highline High School’s new north wall design draws on history

Highline Public Schools released new information about the new north wall for Highline High Schools remodel: What will the north wall of Highline High School (HHS) look like? The project team has a recommendation... [Read more]

Deadline to give feedback on Highline High School redesign is Wednesday, Nov. 1

Deadline to give feedback on Highline High School redesign is Wednesday, Nov. 1

Highline High Principal Vicki Fisher introduced the district’s ‘Ask the Architect’ community meeting Thursday night, Oct. 19. The Highline High School Pirates have a brand new ship on... [Read more]

New designs unveiled for Highline High rebuild; which do you like best?

New designs unveiled for Highline High rebuild; which do you like best?

The Highline Pirates have a brand new ship on order – and conceptual design plans were released to the public at the school at a community meeting on Thursday night, Oct. 19…

Notable hydro designer/builder & Highline alum Ron Jones Sr. passes away

Notable hydro designer/builder & Highline alum Ron Jones Sr. passes away

Notable hydroplane designer and builder Ron Jones Sr. passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Jones was a 1950 graduate of Highline High School in Burien, and went on to continue his Dad Ted’s work... [Read more]

Highline Heritage Museum Nominated For Sustainable Design, & You Can Vote!

Highline Heritage Museum Nominated For Sustainable Design, & You Can Vote!

Burien’s Highline Heritage Museum building, which is planned to be built at 819 SW 152nd Street, has been nominated for an AIA “What Makes It Green” award for sustainable design. According... [Read more]

State Dept. of Commerce designates areas in Burien as ‘Opportunity Zones’

State Dept. of Commerce designates areas in Burien as ‘Opportunity Zones’

The Washington State Department of Commerce recently designated the following areas in Burien as ‘Opportunity Zones’ (see maps below): Downtown Burien, Five Corners area, Highline High School... [Read more]

Deadline to take Highline Public Schools survey on school boundaries is Friday

Deadline to take Highline Public Schools survey on school boundaries is Friday

Highline Public School district leaders and the Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) recently hosted a design session for residents to review proposed alternative boundary maps, which were based... [Read more]

Here’s what you get with 11 Aviation High students, a small box and a rocket

Here’s what you get with 11 Aviation High students, a small box and a rocket

Students at Raisbeck Aviation High School are once again proving the sky is not the limit. A team of eleven students spent 16 months designing, engineering and building a payload that launched into space... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on school boundaries

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on school boundaries

Tell Highline Public Schools what you think – take a short survey to let them know what you think of the proposed boundaries and feeder patterns, or attend one of their upcoming public... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will be at Federal Way City Hall on Wed., March 28

Next Highline Forum will be at Federal Way City Hall on Wed., March 28

The next Highline Forum will be held on Wednesday, March 28, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Federal Way City Hall. At the Forum, members will receive an update from the University of Washington team on the... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will be at Federal Way City Hall on Wed., March 28

Next Highline Forum will be at Federal Way City Hall on Wed., March 28

The next Highline Forum will be held on Wednesday, March 28, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Federal Way City Hall. At the Forum, members will receive an update from the University of Washington team on the... [Read more]

Four Highline School District Robotics Teams will compete this weekend

Four Highline School District Robotics Teams will compete this weekend

This weekend, 35 high school robotics teams from the Northwest will converge on Auburn High School to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). Four teams hail from the Highline School District: Raisbeck... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation honors 2018 Gold Star Award Winners

Highline Schools Foundation honors 2018 Gold Star Award Winners

The Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the 2018 Gold Star Awards at the annual Gold Star Awards BASH at the lovely Beach Park Event Center in Des Moines on March 8, 2018. District teachers,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate Highline High’s Gym during last games this Wednesday!

REMINDER: Celebrate Highline High’s Gym during last games this Wednesday!

REMINDER: All are invited to come celebrate – and say goodbye to – Highline High School’s Gymnasium this Wednesday, Jan. 31, when the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams host Evergreen High School. These... [Read more]

Celebrate the last games in Highline High School’s Gymnasium on Wed., Jan 31

Celebrate the last games in Highline High School’s Gymnasium on Wed., Jan 31

All are invited to come celebrate – and say goodbye to – Highline High School’s Gymnasium on Wednesday, Jan. 31, when the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams host Evergreen High School. These will... [Read more]

Celebrate Highline High’s Gymnasium during last games on Wed., Jan 31

Celebrate Highline High’s Gymnasium during last games on Wed., Jan 31

All are invited to come celebrate – and say goodbye to – Highline High School’s Gymnasium on Wednesday, Jan. 31, when the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams host Evergreen High School. These... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools CFAC meeting tonight to discuss school boundaries

Highline Public Schools CFAC meeting tonight to discuss school boundaries

Highline Public Schools Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) is holding a meeting TONIGHT – Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the district Central Office (15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW) to discuss... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding public meeting on new boundaries Jan. 10

Highline Public Schools holding public meeting on new boundaries Jan. 10

Changes are coming to the boundaries of Highline Public Schools in 2019, and their next public meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. In fall 2019, Highline Public Schools will open two new schools... [Read more]

District announces recommendation for Highline High School’s new north wall

District announces recommendation for Highline High School’s new north wall

After several weeks of public feedback, Highline High School project staff, architects, contractors and district leaders have reached a final consensus recommendation on Design Concept 1 for the new north... [Read more]

Site plans for Highline High temporary school grounds released by District

Site plans for Highline High temporary school grounds released by District

North Hill Elementary families and neighbors learned more about the plan for Highline High School to move temporarily to their neighborhood at a Nov. 16 community meeting at North Hill’s campus…

Haunted Highline: Where to find ‘Real’ local Ghosts and Hauntings

Haunted Highline: Where to find ‘Real’ local Ghosts and Hauntings

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a rerun of a story originally posted in in 2010: By Joanne Dyer You know random and creepy bits of trivia about buildings you’ve never been in. You’re dying to see George... [Read more]

LETTER: Rose Clark responds to concerns about Highline High’s façade

LETTER: Rose Clark responds to concerns about Highline High’s façade

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] I am Rose Clark. In 2015 and 2016 I had... [Read more]

Get the scoop on Highline High’s façade straight from architects Oct. 19

Get the scoop on Highline High’s façade straight from architects Oct. 19

The public is invited to ‘get the scoop’ on Highline High School’s façade straight from the architects at an ‘Ask the Architects’ community meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19. This... [Read more]

Get the scoop on Highline High’s façade straight from architects Oct. 19

Get the scoop on Highline High’s façade straight from architects Oct. 19

The public is invited to ‘get the scoop’ on Highline High School’s façade straight from the architects at an ‘Ask the Architects’ community meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19. This... [Read more]